[Coral-List] Marine Reserve Analyst Position -- 1 yr post -- Vancouver, BC - U niversity of British Columbia

Shannon Charney s.charney at fisheries.ubc.ca
Mon Nov 14 17:40:30 EST 2005

Research Associate Position in Analysis of Marine Reserves with Project
Seahorse at Fisheries Centre

Faculty of Graduate Studies


Project Seahorse (www.projectseahorse.org <http://www.projectseahorse.org/>
) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a Research
Associate position in Analysis of Marine Reserves.


We seek a highly quantitative yet very pragmatic colleague to work with us
on extracting as much information as possible from various data sets
relating to marine reserves in the central Philippines.  The long-term
quantitative and qualitative information covers biological and social
aspects of implementation, monitoring and management.  The ideal candidate
will have PhD, and advanced and creative statistical capacity, including
familiarity with generalised linear models and Bayesian approaches. GIS
skills and experience with fisheries or marine conservation would be valued.
The position requires independence, flexibility, strong interpersonal
skills, and a good sense of humour. 


This one-year position will start on January 1, 2006 or as soon as possible
thereafter.  It will be based at Project Seahorse, Fisheries Centre, the
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.  One trip to the
Philippines will be required.  


Application deadline: 14 December, 2005.


Please send a cover letter, your CV, three publications and the contact
details for three referees either by email or mail to:


Shannon Charney, Operations Assistant

Project Seahorse, Fisheries Centre

University of British Columbia

2202 Main Mall

Vancouver, B.C. 

Canada V6T 1Z4

Email: s.charney at fisheries.ubc.ca <mailto:s.charney at fisheries.ubc.ca> 


The work is one component of a Marine Management Area Science Project
supported by Conservation International, with funds from the Gordon and
Betty Moore Foundation.


Only those qualified for interviews will be contacted. UBC hires on the
basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all
qualified person to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents of
Canada will be given priority. The position is subject to final budgetary



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